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WSJ Secrets of Wealthy Women

Author: The Wall Street Journal

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Empower yourself financially. Successful women executives, workplace pioneers, self-made entrepreneurs, industry trendsetters and money-savvy experts reveal insights on how to get ahead, reach your goals, and achieve professional success. They join host Veronica Dagher every Tuesday.
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Toni Ko, founder of NYX Cosmetics and Bespoke Beauty Brands, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's launching a new makeup line amid the pandemic. Help us shape our future coverage of women and money. Share your feedback at
Katie Rodan and Kathy Fields, co-founders of skincare treatment Proactiv and their namesake brand, Rodan + Fields, tell WSJ's Veronica Dagher what they've learned about partnership and building companies.
Emily Ramshaw, cofounder of women-focused nonprofit media company the 19th*, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's adapted her organization to the coronavirus and why the untold stories of the female electorate matter.
Angela Yee, co-host of the nationally syndicated radio show The Breakfast Club, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she manages multiple streams of income and what she's learned about investing.
Tami Erwin, executive vice president and chief executive of Verizon Business Group, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's adapted her 26,000 employees to remote work and what managers can do to help working parents thrive in the pandemic.
Marla Beck, co-founder and chief executive of beauty company Bluemercury, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's adapted her business amid the pandemic and what's ahead for the luxury beauty industry.
Vanessa Williams, award-winning actress and singer, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's coped with racism in the entertainment industry and how she's working to end inequality for other performers.
Erin Loos Cutraro, founder of She Should Run, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher what prevents women from running for elected office and how she's working to change that.
Sarah Deer, Native American lawyer and MacArthur fellow, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's worked for justice for Native survivors of sexual abuse and domestic violence and why the recent Supreme Court Oklahoma land ruling matters.
Karen Altfest, executive vice president of Altfest Personal Wealth Management, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's managed a long career in finance and how she's helped women and widows.
Stacy Lewis, a professional golfer on the LPGA tour, explains to WSJ's Veronica Dagher how the sport has changed for women and how she's getting through the pandemic.
Jane Schwartzberg, managing director at UBS wealth management, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how serious illness forced her to get involved with her finances and why managing money before an emergency is so important.
In this encore episode, Carol Lavin Bernick, the former executive chairman of Alberto-Culver, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher about her family business and how she's helping restaurant owners and families during the coronavirus crisis.
Arlan Hamilton, founder and managing partner of Backstage Capital, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's helping to make the venture capital world more diverse and how far the industry still has to go.
Yeardley Smith, who plays "Lisa" on the hit show The Simpsons, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she learned to accept her voice and how she uses it to be an ally to the LGBT community.
Lanaya Irvin, president of the Center for Talent Innovation, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher why she thinks it's important to have discussions about race in the workplace and how the killing of George Floyd sparked a conversation at her own organization.
Terri Jackson, executive director of the Women's National Basketball Players Association, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she negotiated a big pay raise on behalf of the players and how she's helping steward the league's union through the coronavirus crisis.
Julie Smolyansky, chief executive of Lifeway Foods, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's coped with crises and adapted her family's cultured milk business amid the coronavirus.
In this encore episode, Kelley Brooke, director of golf at the Bethpage Golf Course and the 2018 LPGA Professional of the Year, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she thinks golf will change as courses reopen and how she's thrived as a woman in the sport.
In this encore episode, comedian, writer and disabilities advocate Maysoon Zayid tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how the coronavirus has impacted those who perform for a living and how she's coping financially.
Comments (4)


Good episode. Lots of stuff I knew so it reinforced I am on the right track. But also learned a few new things too!

Dec 29th
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Michelle Chenault

Thank you for this interview. Mrs. Johnson touched on so many salient points of what a Black woman experiences. And, I commend her for mentioning what so many don't realize - lighter complexion Black women are perceived exactly as she described.

Mar 26th

latoya cheeks

Does she know that president Lincoln did nothing for black people? the freedom banks weren't for or about black people. please ask her to cite her sources.

Feb 5th
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